We're very excited to formally announce today that tech industry veteran Thomas Nielsen has joined Brightcove as senior vice president of products. In this role, Thomas reports directly to Brightcove CEO David Mendels and is responsible for driving our product strategy, delivery and R&D. In conjunction with this, Thomas manages our global product development, product management and engineering teams.
Thomas has over two decades of executive experience in the digital media industry. Most recently, he was the president and CEO of RealNetworks. He also previously served as the vice president of the Digital Imaging Group at Adobe Systems where he led one of Adobe's largest business units comprised of Photoshop, Lightroom and Elements as well as Adobe's mobile, Web and tablet solutions in the digital imaging space. Thomas has also held positions at Microsoft and MGI Software. He is currently a member of the board of directors for Corel Software and an advisor to several early-stage technology companies.
Given our emphasis on building and delivering best-in-class, innovative products and services that help our customers to deliver upon all of their online video goals, we're thrilled to have a leader of Thomas' caliber on board to manage product execution and our long-term roadmap.
You can read the complete press release announcing Thomas' hiring here.